Abrazo Central Campus (located at 19th Avenue and Bethany Home Road in Phoenix), a 221-bed acute care facility and teaching hospital, has been providing quality care to patients in the Phoenix community for more than 50 years. Abrazo Central Campus has received many notable awards and accolades from national organizations including Gold Plus and Target Stroke; Honor Roll Awards from the American Heart and American Stroke Association; Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital by Truven Health Analytics; Chest Pain Accreditation with PCI from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care; and the Donor Network Award for “Outstanding Operating Room,” among others. Abrazo Central Campus is recognized for comprehensive cardiovascular care, neuroscience services including NICO BrainPath technology, orthopedics, women’s health, radiology, and 24-hour emergency care, with more than 800 affiliated physicians on staff offering a wide range of medical specialties.
Professional specialized in infection control. Coordinates infection control matters with other disciplines. Develops, implements, coordinates and evaluates a comprehensive infection control program for the hospital. Assists employee health with exposures and illnesses. May also under employee health provide professional nursing services to employees according.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Ability to analyze, research data as related to transmission of infection. Excellent organizational, communication and time management skills. Maintains a current knowledge of infection control trends/methodologies and Employee Health Practices as it applies.
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Nursing Degree from an Accredited Nursing School or degree in Epidemiology.
PREFERRED EDUCATION: BSN or master’s in related field.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: 2-5 years nursing experience or 1-2 years in acute care infection control.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 5 years nursing experience in acute care, 1-2 years nursing experience in infection control, or epidemiology experience
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: Current Registered Nurse License in the State of Arizona. if RN
REQUIRED COURSE(S) TRAINING: EP II as given by APIC during first year of employment or equivalent certification
PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS/REGISTRATION: CIC (certification in Infection Control) should be obtained within 2 years of hire. Member APIC.
SUPERVISES: May supervise an Administrative Assistant.